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26 September 2016
CML data on lending in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and London shows that each of these markets has its own unique characteristics, distinguishing it from the rest of the UK.
22 September 2016
While hard economic data post-referendum remains scarce, surveys point to a recovery in sentiment. Our gross lending estimate for August is £22.5 billion, up 15% on a year ago.
19 September 2016
CML conference chair Peter Rogerson sets out his views on the role of intermediaries in the mortgage market.
12 September 2016
Richard Donnell of Hometrack looks at his firms's data on rents and property values - and assesses the impact of tightened underwriting criteria on buy-to-let landlords and lenders.
25 August 2016
We estimate that gross mortgage lending was £21.4 billion in July, marginally softer than June, but the first year-on-year drop for more than a year.
17 August 2016
The Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme is set to close at the end of this year - we look back at how it has performed over the last three years.
8 August 2016
Our survey shows most landlords are still part-time, have a small portfolio of properties and rely on rental payments for less than half of their income.
4 August 2016
What happens following a Bank rate cut depends on the type of mortgage a borrower has - and its terms and conditions. Where lenders have discretion to adjust borrowing rates, they will take into account the Bank's decision, alongside a range of other factors affecting their costs and margins.
28 July 2016
New data on the largest lenders shows challenger and specialist banks saw the strongest growth in 2015, with medium-sized firms also increasing their market share.
25 July 2016
Our latest survey on tenure aspirations shows that the desire to be a home-owner remains strong.